When anyone hears the words "aging in place," they often think that it is about making homes that last a lifetime, are accessible and increase the safety and security of occupants. That is all true but it is also about designing neighborhoods that adapt to the needs of the residents.
One of the advocates of "rethinking" aging in place and to include towns and cities in the definition is Henry Cisneros, a former mayor of San Antonio and the former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. In an editorial he penned for the Miami Herald, he challenges us to think about aging in place in a different
In the editorial he wrote "For many seniors, aging in place reflects an aspiration to remain supported by the same personal connections that have given meaning to their lives. it can also be the most financially sensible housing option for those seniors with the physical ability to remain at home."
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